Environment and natural resources
Australia's online resource providing practical information on how to create sustainable urban residential developments. Contains fact sheets, case studies, links to other sites, user comments and news articles.
The Australian Antarctic Division leads Australia's Antarctic Program. As a division of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, it conducts antarctic research, protects the Antarctic environment and maintains the Antarctic Treaty System.
As one of Australia's largest land and property owners, the Department of Defence is entrusted with managing large tracts of land, water, cultural, and heritage sites on behalf of the Australia community. Defence is adopting ecologically sustainable development principles, and is striving to make them an everyday part of its business.
The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment and heritage.
Join educators at the Australian National Botanic Gardens on a 40 hectare outdoor living classroom for an array of hands-on engaging, curriculum-linked educational experiences. Students will have the unique experience of seeing native plants from four of Australia's major ecosystems within one easily accessible site.
Search for and download publications produced by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.
The Environmental Resources Information Network, ERIN, manages and analyses environmental information for Environment Australia. This page provides links to information services provided or hosted by ERIN.
Discover the state of the Australian environment – the SoE 2011 is a valuable resource for teachers, students, librarians, policy makers, environmental managers, consultants and the general public. The SoE is supported by a mix of summaries and detailed information as well as discussions of the drivers of environmental change, resilience, risks and what the future might look like.